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1. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 445,874 | Gross: $373.38M

2. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 925,423 | Gross: $53.08M

3. Tomorrowland (2015)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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60 Metascore

Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy

Votes: 145,027 | Gross: $93.42M

4. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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44 Metascore

A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis

Votes: 182,454 | Gross: $234.90M

5. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

Votes: 181,243

6. National Treasure (2004)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Sean Bean

Votes: 266,290 | Gross: $173.01M

7. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away...

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 114,211 | Gross: $1.53M

8. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft

Votes: 20,623

9. Synchronicity (IV) (2015)

R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.5
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39 Metascore

A physicist who invents a time machine must travel back to the past to uncover the truth about his creation and the woman who is trying to steal it.

Director: Jacob Gentry | Stars: Chad McKnight, Brianne Davis, AJ Bowen, Scott Poythress

Votes: 7,137 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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48 Metascore

Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium, the 243-year-old eccentric who owns the store, bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once-remarkable Emporium.

Director: Zach Helm | Stars: Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Bateman, Ted Ludzik

Votes: 37,159 | Gross: $32.06M

11. Analyze That (2002)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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37 Metascore

Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Viterelli

Votes: 72,788 | Gross: $32.12M

12. Envy (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

4.8
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31 Metascore

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler

Votes: 27,219 | Gross: $12.18M

13. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 12,343 | Gross: $19.65M

14. You Can't Take It with You (1938)

Approved | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Arnold

Votes: 18,942

15. The Men Who Built America (2012– )

295 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.7
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Miniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the ... See full summary »

Stars: Campbell Scott, H.W. Brands, Mark Cuban, Donny Deutsch

Votes: 2,515

16. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Fabian, Lauri Peters

Votes: 3,857

17. Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)

76 min | Comedy

6.8
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The Kettles and their fifteen children are about to be evicted from their rundown rustic home when Pa wins the grand prize by coming up with a new tobacco slogan. Birdie Hicks is jealous of... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall

Votes: 955

18. Playback (II) (2012)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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A cop investigates the case of a missing local teen, though he discovers a dark secret that has been unleashed in his town, and an evil spirit that will stop at nothing to find its heir.

Director: Michael A. Nickles | Stars: Christian Slater, Ambyr Childers, Toby Hemingway, Jonathan Keltz

Votes: 4,315 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Einstein's God Model (2016)

89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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For thousands of years, only religion has offered an answer to what happens after death. Science is about to change that. With the help of a physicist, a blind medium, and Thomas Edison's ... See full summary »

Director: Philip T. Johnson | Stars: Aaron Graham, Kirby O'Connell, Kenneth Hughes, Brad Norman

Votes: 346

20. Monkey Business (1931)

Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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On a transatlantic crossing, the Marx brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers, Chico Marx

Votes: 9,561

21. The Egg and I (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.2
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On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob.

Director: Chester Erskine | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Louise Allbritton

Votes: 1,826

22. Kid Galahad (1962)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Musical, Sport

6.1
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When he completes his military service Walter Gulick returns to his birthplace, Cream Valley, New York. He was orphaned as an infant and grew up elsewhere but always wanted to return to ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright, Joan Blackman

Votes: 1,924 | Gross: $1.75M

23. American Grindhouse (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Robert Forster, Eric Schaefer, Eddie Muller, John Landis

Votes: 1,860 | Gross: $0.00M

24. Command Decision (1948)

Passed | 112 min | War, Drama

7.3
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Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 1,584

25. Lilies - Les feluettes (1996)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what ... See full summary »

Director: John Greyson | Stars: Ian D. Clark, Marcel Sabourin, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux

Votes: 2,383 | Gross: $0.22M

26. Tesla: Master of Lightning (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Biography of electrical inventor and visionary genius Nikola Tesla.

Director: Robert Uth | Stars: Stacy Keach, Elisabeth Noone, Leland I. Anderson, John Jacob Astor

Votes: 778

27. Illicit (1931)

Unrated | 79 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A young couple lives together out of wedlock, but they find that they're ahead of their time.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, James Rennie, Ricardo Cortez, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 641

28. Lies My Father Told Me (1975)

PG | 102 min | Drama

7.0
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A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work.

Director: Ján Kadár | Stars: Len Birman, Marilyn Lightstone, Yossi Yadin, Jeff Lynas

Votes: 396

29. Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

7.1
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The Kettles leave their ultra-modern home and return to the country looking for uranium. Ma and Tom's mother-in-law, Mrs. Parker, fight over whether their grandchild will be raised "hygienically".

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall

Votes: 537

30. Stealing Sinatra (2003)

R | 96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: David Arquette, William H. Macy, James Russo, Ryan Browning

Votes: 580

31. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)

Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox, Roger Pryor

Votes: 998

32. Life with Louie: A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman (1994 TV Short)

21 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.5
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Comedian Louie Anderson tells a story of one Christmas when he was a kid, growing up in Wisconsin, and how he and his dad brought Christmas cheer to a woman who appeared to have none.

Director: Matthew O'Callaghan | Stars: Louie Anderson, Edie McClurg, Justin Shenkarow, Debi Derryberry

Votes: 229

33. Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1993)

PG | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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A documentary about the inventor of the first electronic synthesiser instrument and his subsequent life after he was abducted by the KGB as well as a history of his instrument.

Director: Steven M. Martin | Stars: Leon Theremin, Robert Moog, Clara Rockmore, Nicolas Slonimsky

Votes: 856 | Gross: $0.19M

34. Orhim le-rega (2011)

86 min | Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

A father and his daughter, during the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon.

Director: Maya Kenig | Stars: Gur Bentwich, Elya Inbar, Tzahi Grad, Arad Yeni

Votes: 155

35. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.2
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Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Jim Backus, Susan Silo, Courtney Lemmon, Billy Green

Votes: 129

36. Dizzy Pilots (1943)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges are the Wrong brothers, three inventors trying to finish building an airplane they can sell to the army and thereby avoid the draft. When their plane, the "Buzzard", turns out ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bobby Barber

Votes: 331

37. The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan's Journey (2016)

80 min | Documentary

8.4
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A documentary about the controversial Star Wars prequel trilogy.

Director: Bradley Weatherholt | Stars: Doug Adams, Michael Barryte, James Berardinelli, Tim Blank

Votes: 79

38. Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device (2012 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Mystery

8.0
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Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates after a theoretical physicist is found electrocuted in a Colorado laboratory.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Katherine Grant-Suttie, Marc Biagi, Sara Mountjoy-Pepka

Votes: 18

39. Le fantôme d'Henri Langlois (2004)

Not Rated | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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78 Metascore

Life and work of the founder of the Cinémathèque Française.

Director: Jacques Richard | Stars: Henri Alekan, Catherine Allégret, Jo Amorin, Jean-Michel Arnold

Votes: 355

40. Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter (1982)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.6
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This documentary is produced by one of the world's foremost authorities and biographers of Edwin S. Porter. Since little is known of Porter's personal life, the emphasis here is on his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Musser | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Jay Leyda, Rob Issen, Robert Sklar

Votes: 83

41. Donald and the Wheel (1961)

Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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A father tells his son the invention of the wheel was most important; to prove it, the two hipsters visit the inventor caveman Donald Duck. There follows a survey of the progress of ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton Luske | Stars: Bill Cole, Bill Lee, Thurl Ravenscroft, Max Smith

Votes: 189

42. The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema (2014)

54 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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The Thanhouser Company was a trail-blazing studio based in New Rochelle, New York, where from 1910 to 1917 it released over 1,000 films that were seen by audiences around the globe. This 53... See full summary »

Director: Ned Thanhouser | Stars: Ned Thanhouser, Judith Buchanan, Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, Randy Johnson

Votes: 49

43. Boxing at the Movies: Kings of the Ring (2013 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Sport

6.5
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Danny Leigh explores the enduring popularity of the boxing film.

Director: Angus McIntyre | Stars: Danny Leigh, Sarah Churchwell, Martin Scorsese, Thelma Schoonmaker

Votes: 21

44. The Search for Heaven (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Family

6.0
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Our lives are filled with joy and sorrow, challenges and change - all linked to growing up and growing old. Is the inevitable conclusion to life's exciting journey the termination of the ... See full summary »

Director: David Priest | Stars: Martina Brunat, Samara Frame, Allison Larned, Fred Sewell

Votes: 31

45. The History of the English Language: Second Edition (2008 Video)

Documentary

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Professor Seth Lerer lectures on the history of the English language, from its earliest roots to its modern forms, and includes lively commentary on American English.

Star: Seth Lerer

46. Hysterical High Spots in American History (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Sara Berner, Mel Blanc

Votes: 22

47. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Amish Guy (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

6.9
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The Griffins stay in an Amish village after their car breaks down, but problems arise when Meg falls for a boy in the village.

Directors: John Holmquist, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 707

48. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Bikes and Blades (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Reality-TV

7.1
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Rick buys a speedboat that needs a lot of work. Worst, the seats are too narrow for Chmlee and Big Hoss. The Old Man sends Chumlee on an errand but he turns up missing. An artist pitches his line of gold devil figurines.

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison

Votes: 45

49. Creation Today (2011– )
Episode: Can We Trust the Bible? (2014)

29 min | Talk-Show

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Director: Eric Hovind | Stars: Eric Hovind, Ben Schettler, Bill Maher, Tim Chaffey

50. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Chumlee Goes AWOL (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.2
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Rick buys a speedboat that needs a lot of work. Worse, the seats are too narrow for Chmlee and Big Hoss. The Old Man sends Chumlee on an errand but he turns up missing. An artist pitches his line of gold devil figurines.

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell

Votes: 40